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outstanding weather. now will turn up the heat. it will be in the 80's today. summer does not want to give up the ghost just yet. we'll look at the current conditions. clear skies right now. 62 degrees at the present time. this afternoon, it should warm up fairly quickly with high temperatures in the upper 80's later today. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we'll see what is on tap for the upcoming week. torst we say good morning 2 kim. >> hillsdale road is closed in both directions. take garrison avenue as an alternate. otherwise, howard county, there is some fire activity and possible lane blockages of there. it could be causing some problem between shadow lane and watch
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train way. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side and the topside. six minutes as you head down to washington. this is 97 and things are moving just fine north and southbound. 95 at 24, we did have an accident on the overpass over 95. that has been cleared and it doesn't look like it's causing any problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> some breaking news. firefighters are out to contain a blaze. >> it broke out around 4:00 a.m. this morning. jennifer franciotti is live on the scene with the latest. >> the fire is now out and no one was hurt. it was on hillsdale, about half a block north of liberty heights. liberty heights is now shut down in both directions. kevin is here from the
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baltimore city fire department. nobody was hurt in this fire. >> it is a very good thing. we never look forward to a fire breaking out in someone's home. we hope to have an escape plan in place. >> this was a home but it was a vacant dwelling. nobody was inside at the time. there was a nursing home next door. >> because of the intensity of the fire, the intensity -- the intense heat and heavy smoke billowed over to an adjacent nursing home occupied with about four patients. they were quickly evacuated and taken to another facility. there was damage because of the heat at a nearby home. there was one occupant there and we were able to get them out. >> because of the fire still under investigation? >> correct.
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no firefighters were civilians suffered any injuries. >> it looks like liberty heights is beginning to reopen. >> many companies are going in service right now. >> thank you so much for joining us this morning. that is the latest. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own. >> yesterday morning a man was shot by police after they say he tried to grab an officer's weapon. police were called to the kings point square shopping center for a report of a suspicious man. police encountered the suspect who had parked his suv outside one of the stores. he attacked the first officer who arrived on the scene. >> there was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time
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a second officer pulled up to the scene, observed what was going on, and shot the suspect in the chest two times the crux of the officers involved are on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. the suspect is in stable condition at shock trauma. >> city police have made an arrest in connection with a home invasion last month. lavar rich was taken into custody on monday on fairfax road in northwest baltimore. police were able to recover the numerous weapons that were recovered from the home, including a hand grenade. there is vandalism in baltimore county. somebody used a box cutters to
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cut out parts of their signs. it happen sometime between 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. in pikesville. >> going away to college means leaving everything behind. when missouri school lets students bring their pets with them. stephens college has about 1000 students. 40 of them lived in a halt the has a kennel in the basement and a doggie spa. >> you realize you are away from home and this is a. daisy was laying right next to me and cuddling with me. i knew i was not alone. it was going to be ok. i have for. >> it is the perfect way to promote responsibility. classrooms are eight pets own. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of the idea
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of allowing students to bring their pets with them to college? e-mail your response to labor day marks the unofficial end of summer. in washington, it means the midterm election campaign kicks into high gear. >> president obama hits the road to talk about the economy. kate amara joins us live with more. >> good morning. it is all about jobs this week for president obama. creating jobs for americans who are out of work and saving the jobs of democrats in congress. president obama is taking his fight for control of congress on the road. stopping in crucial states and focusing on the economy and jobs. >> i knew it would take time to reverse the damage of a decade
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worth of policies that saw too few people being able to climb in the middle class. >> $200 billion over two years in tax breaks. just starting job growth by spending $50 billion by fixing roads and runways. >> we all knew that it would take more time than any of us want to dig ourselves out of this whole. >> the infrastructure plant was immediately criticized by republicans in congress. democrats asking for more money, said mitch mcconnell. >> stimulus spending, permanent bailouts, government takeovers have all failed to our nation. >> these proposals need republican support to pass. many believe that will not happen before the election. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> the president laying out these plans with some hefty price tags. who is footing the bill? but the american taxpayers in several different ways. this would be paid by closing tax breaks to oil and gas production. the business tax cut plan would be paid for and would cost $30 billion over 10 years. the warehouse said the treasury would recoup much of that money as the u.s. economy gets stronger. >> kate amara, thank you. 66 degrees on tv hill. a wildfire in colorado destroys over 3,500 acres in one day. details are next. >> this is traffic at liberty road this morning. things moving smoothly right now. we'll take a closer look at weather and traffic for your mornin
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>> welcome back. it is a quiet start for us on this tuesday morning. 69 degrees downtown. low 60's in the suburbs. it will be a nice day today, just warmer over the weekend. upper 80's later this afternoon. the average high temperature is 81. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we'll see what is on tap for the upcoming week. for now, to the news desk. >> one person is dead and three others injured after a small plane crashed in suburban las vegas. very little is left of the plane after it crashed in henderson yesterday. police think the pilot was trying to avoid the houses and land the plane on the street. residents rescued two of the four people on the plane before fire rescue arrived on the
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scene. >> a fire broke out in boulder, colorado. no injuries have been reported. 1000 homes were evacuate and several roads were shut down. >> there is another reservation. steven snyder became a cult hero by the way he left his job last month. he took the emergency chute off the plane after a dispute with a passenger. he has a court appearance in new york later today. he faces charges of trespassing. if convicted, he could spend up to seven years in prison. there will be no quick escape from that. 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> big change after a massive
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> everybody is back to work and school. >> back to reality. the commute is not looking too bad. we have some fire activity. hillsdale road is closed in both directions in the city. garrison is the alternate. will have more coming up. jennifer franciotti is on the scene. -- we will have more coming up. there could be some possible
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lane blockages. something to be aware of this morning. speed sensors wshow we're up to speed on the major roads. 45 on the harrisburg expressway. 66 on 95. we're mostly up to speed on the major roadways. north and southbound moving just fine. very light volume. 95 at the fort mchenry tells. north and southbound moving just fine there. no problems to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check on the buses and trains. >> we're showing a few bus diversions. the 52 and 57 are diverting at liberty because of the morning fire. the 44 line continues to be diverting at alameda. rae 55 is diverting at pe tt. there is another diversion at
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pratt because of construction. penn, camden, and brunswick lines is showing no delays. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. things are nice and quiet on this tuesday. we have clear skies and comfortable temperatures. it is going to get warm. right now, it is not bad. 62 in parkton. 67 degrees in rock hall. mostly sunny skies. we can see some cloud cover moving to our north. a warm front came through last night. that front will be far enough away from us so all that precipitation will stay north of us. maybe some high, thin clouds would drift in as we head through this afternoon. high pressure will be close enough to keep us dry today. it will turn the winds to the southwest. we will tap into some of the
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warm temperatures in the midwest for the past couple of days. the cold front will come through tomorrow and cool us off and get this back into more of a bottom-like set up. tropical storm hermine came on shore up couple of hours ago. it is still a tropical storm and producing very heavy rain in south texas. it will move into oklahoma and bring some much-needed rain to them. mostly sunny here at home. we could use some rain. 85 set 90 today. we could see a shower tonight after midnight -- 85 to 90 today. seven-day forecast, there is a chance we could see some rain on wednesday as that front goes by. only a 30% chance. 87 for a high temperature.
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70's thursday night. over the weekend, it will warm up back into the low 80's. >> it is reported one of the top executives add kia motors has resigned. the vice chairman released his decision on friday. he does not have a successor. he was one of two ceo's. there was a recall to fix wiring that could lead to fires at. >> the white house is rolling out ambitious new plants trying to find more americans jobs. jane king has that and the rest of the business news in the bloomberg business report. >> nice to be back here this morning. in looks like we will open up
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lower on wall street today. we did have a nice little rally on friday. private companies hired more workers than expected in august. we could see more job growth. companies plan to hire more in the final months of the year. we are a long way of recovering the 8.5 million jobs. there is a cute white house jobs plus. the president is about to announce new tax breaks so businesses can write off new equipment. last year, companies could only deduct 50% of the cost of new equipment. president obama called for $50 billion to start rebuilding roads and runways. the obama administration want to do away with tax deductions for oil and gas companies. dick to be new help on the way for struggling home owners.
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the white house is launching a new refinance program for owners who owe more than their house is worth. most of the weekend sales incentives will stay until the end of the month. dealers need to make room for the 2011 models. that is business. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. how far can a helium balloon travel if you just let it go? a boy in kentucky found out recently. we have more. >> the story starts here. friends, family, cake and balloons. when the party died down, this child was left with helium balloons. the next day, he decided to let one go. with a note attached.
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>> it's a high, i am for it -- it said, hi, i am 4 years old. i want to know how far my balloon went. >> that balloon travels nearly 200 miles a day, 762 miles from his neighborhood in lexington. it ended up in montreal. >> holy moly. it would be amazing to call this child to tell them were the balloon landed. >> he said, i found the balloon in my yard because i never heard a child so happy. "did you really find my balloon?" he could not believe it. >> he could not get questions out fast enough. >> "where do find it? how did you get it?"
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>> montreal, canada back who would have thought it would have gone that far? >> holy moly. the boys said this will be the sending ahe sptries note with a balloon. experts say releasing helium balloons in the atmosphere is not good for the environment. >> he is a cute little boy. 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll check your traffic and weather together. >> we will tell you about a teenage trend that some are co
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>> there is a trend going on
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with young women. >> it has come to light within the last few years. erica edwards explains. >> an estimated 20% of people have engaged in some form of self-injury. >> they deliberately damaged their own body tissues, but not with the aim of killing themselves. >> cutting is the most common form of practice that leaves visible scars. self embedding, where people insert small items deep into their skin, white paper clips and glass. radiologists stumbled upon this behavior while studying ultrasound data. >> i was seeing reports coming through with small notes that said self inflicted or self
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inserted. >> the objects are not visible to the naked eye. but you can clearly see them on ultrasound. >> a really lights up. >> no one knows for sure why some to this. >> many of them have been maltreated. many of them have had on stable relationships when they were kids -- many of them have had unstable relationships. >> some say it distracts them from emotional pain. >> it is important we approach these young people with compassion. >> radiologists are removing the foreign objects from the patient, leaving scars the size of a freckle. eric edwards, wbal-tv 11 news. >> disturbing. 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- >> we do have a slight chance
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for some rain. we will check the seven-day we will check the seven-day forese
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.


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